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Andrés Iniesta: the master of the ball

The first thing that anybody fortunate enough to visit Barcelona’s Camp Nou will notice is the club’s proud slogan, Més que un club (More than a club). This mantra is a philosophy…

The importance of ultras in Europe and South America

FOOTBALL IS A SPORT FOR THE PEOPLE, and supporters have organically provided its never-ending heartbeat for well over a century. Over the years, fan culture has, in its own right, become a…

A World of Ultras: Galatasaray

This feature is part of A World of Ultras Over the course of this series, we have delved deep into the realms of football fan culture to discover that there is a whole…

A World of Ultras: Raja Casablanca

WELCOME TO CASABLANCA, Morocco’s biggest and most densely populated city. To the majority, it is best known as the setting for arguably Hollywood’s finest film; however, the city also plays host to…

A World of Ultras: St. Pauli

GERMANY: A PIONEER OF THE BEAUTIFUL GAME and one of the most successful footballing nations on both the club and international stage. Following the national team’s triumph at the 2014 FIFA World Cup,…

A World of Ultras: Panathinaikos

This feature is part of A World of Ultras Since the birth of Western civilisation, Athens has been one of the most culturally significant cities on the planet. That sentiment rings particularly true…

A World of Ultras: Vélez Sarsfield

WELCOME TO BUENOS AIRES, a furnace of football fanaticism and arguably the epicentre of ultra activity in the Southern Hemisphere. Argentina’s capital is notorious for being a city that breathes football, and…

A World of Ultras: Red Star

This feature is part of A World of Ultras Delije: a term that strikes fear across Europe and evokes all the images linked to football ultras. This is the name of Red Star…

A World of Ultras: Scotland

WITH A POPULATION that only just eclipses the five million mark, it is no surprise that Scotland isn’t a major player in international football. However, when it comes to action off it, the…

A World of Ultras: Legia Warsaw

This feature is part of A World of Ultras VOCAL IN THE STANDS, brutish on the battlefield, rebellious against the institutes; Legia and its Teddy Boys ’95 clan boast all the ingredients…

A World of Ultras: Marseille

This feature is part of A World of Ultras WELCOME TO MARSEILLE, the second largest city in France and capital of the Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur region. The Mediterranean coastal location is one…